Toronto 2008 Movie Preview
THE PLAYERS Keira Knightley, Ralph Fiennes, Dominic Cooper
THE PLOT As the It Girl of her day, the Duchess of Devonshire (Knightley) was a fashion trendsetter, a formidable political figure and an object of much desire. Expect lush costumes and plenty of bodice-ripping.
Burn After Reading
THE PLAYERS Brad Pitt, George Clooney, Tilda Swinton, John Malkovich, Frances McDormand
THE PLOT When a CD containing CIA secrets falls into the hands of two bumbling personal trainers (Pitt and McDormand), they attempt to sell it back to the rightful owner (Malkovich). Dark comedy ensues.
Rachel Getting Married
THE PLAYERS Anne Hathaway, Rosemarie DeWitt
THE PLOT When black sheep Kym (Hathaway) returns home for her sister Rachel's (DeWitt) wedding, her presence stirs up plenty of the family's unfinished business.
THE PLAYERS Gerard Butler, Thandie Newton, Jeremy Piven, Ludacris
THE PLOT Director Guy Ritchie gets back to what he does best-mixing guns, gangsters and the gritty streets of London-in this high-energy flick, which is already generating some positive buzz.
Zack and Miri Make a Porno
THE PLAYERS Seth Rogen, Elizabeth Banks
THE PLOT When platonic pals Zack (Rogen) and Miri (Banks) decide to resolve their financial woes by teaming up to make an adult film, sparks begin to fly.
THE PLAYERS Tea Leoni, Greg Kinnear, Ricky Gervais
THE PLOT When misanthrope Bertram Pinckus (Gervais) comes back from the dead, he discovers that he has the ability to see ghosts. Among the spirits is Frank (Kinnear) who, in his attempt to stop the wedding of his widow (Leoni), draws Bertram into a bizarre love triangle.
THE PLAYERS Viggo Mortensen, Ed Harris, Renee Zellweger
THE PLOT Ed Harris makes his directorial debut in this Western flick, which tells the story of a young widow (Zellweger) who comes between two friends hired to police a lawless town.